Joe Barton's apology to BP continued to provide fodder for Stewart and "The Daily Show" during Monday night's episode. Stewart noted that The Republican Study Committee, which includes 114 GOP Congressman as members, endorsed the talking point that Obama was extorting a private industry. After comparing Joe Barton to legendary Chicago scapegoat Steve Bartman, Stewart pointed out the countless Republicans distancing themselves from Barton's "shakedown" statements despite being openly against the fund in the first place.
Stewart got some great material from a always reilable source, Michele Bachmann. who reneged on her statements from just a few days prior. A flabbergasted Stewart asked: "Am I the only one of the two of us who listens to what you say?"
Don’t be the last to watch the viral video everyone is talking about. Learn more